Cleaning activities
Group Number: 812

This group includes the activities of general interior cleaning of all types of buildings, exterior cleaning of buildings, specialized cleaning activities for buildings or other specialized cleaning activities, cleaning of industrial machinery, cleaning of the inside of road and sea tankers, disinfecting and extermination activities for buildings and industrial machinery, bottle cleaning, street sweeping, snow and ice removal.

This group excludes:

  • Agricultural pest control, see 0161
  • Cleaning of new buildings immediately after construction, 4330
  • Steam-cleaning, sand blasting and similar activities for building exteriors, see 4390 — carpet and rug shampooing, drapery and curtain cleaning, see 9601
Available Business Activities:
General cleaning of buildings
Activity Number: 8121

This class includes:

  • General (non-specialized) cleaning of all types of buildings, such as:
    • Offices
    • Houses or apartments
    • Factories
    • Shops
    • Institutions
  • General (non-specialized) cleaning of other business and professional premises and multiunit residential buildings. These activities cover mostly interior cleaning although they may include the cleaning of associated exterior areas such as windows or passageways.

This class excludes:

  • Specialized interior cleaning activities, such as chimney cleaning, cleaning of fireplaces, stoves, furnaces, incinerators, boilers, ventilation ducts, exhaust units, see 8129
Other Building and Industrial Cleaning Activities
Activity Number: 8129
  • Exterior cleaning of buildings of all types, including offices, factories, shops, institutions and other business and professional premises and multiunit residential buildings
  • Specialized cleaning activities for buildings such as window cleaning, chimney cleaning and cleaning of fireplaces, stoves, furnaces, incinerators, boilers, ventilation ducts and exhaust units
  • Swimming pool cleaning and maintenance services
  • Cleaning of industrial machinery
  • Bottle cleaning
  • Cleaning of trains, buses, planes, etc.
  • Cleaning of the inside of road and sea tankers
  • Disinfecting and exterminating activities
  • Street sweeping and snow and ice removal
  • Other building and industrial cleaning activities, n.e.c.

This class excludes:

  • Agriculture pest control, see 0161
  • Cleaning of sewers and drains, see 3700
  • Automobile cleaning, car wash, see 4520
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